December 2, 2017
london fashion week tyne o;connell

Tyne walks in London Fashion Week


Art is living outside the safety of the well-trod ancient pathways,

t’is the quest for the perfect ball-gown, the perfect word, the perfect arrangement of notes & harmonies, the perfect set-design, the perfect way to mix a cocktail and turn around when the moment least demands it, and the gramophone’s not been wound and say “I think we need a 17th Century Sedan Chair, darling…” read more

November 15, 2017

CNN Style take on Tyne O’Connell

Click to see Tyne on CNN Style 

“An eccentric is not trying to define themselves, they’re born seeking a different way,” explains Tyne O’Connell, and if anyone should know, it’s her. The Mayfair-based author and socialite seems to have been torn straight from the pages of an Evelyn Waugh novel; with her cut-glass accent, perma-fixed tiara and layers of pearls.
Despite recently being diagnosed with a brain tumour, O’Connell has continued to embrace the extraordinary.
“I just feel life is so brief and we should be celebrating and make the most of every moment, so we’re doing a disservice to ourselves by not wearing our finest, our Sunday best, every day,” she says. read more

September 29, 2017
tyne and annette

Tyne On Tiaras

Tyne O’Connell is a Mayfair based author of 13 International bestselling novels. She often writes about lawyers, toffs, princes, Mayfair and Hollywood.

“Tyne is a triple threat. Not only is she a talented novelist and Mayfair Historian, but she is also impeccably elegant whilst she was recently awarded Eccentric Thinker of The Year by the Eccentrics Club (patron HRH Prince Philip),” says Annette Bette Kellow of the Huffington Post. read more

September 17, 2017
MIchaela Frankova and Tyne O'Connell SS2018 5

Tyne on Catwalk for Michaela Frankova

When Michaela Frankova asked Tyne O’Connell to close her catwalk show for her Spring Summer 2018 collection, opulence, drama and eccentricity ensued. Frankova’s wonderful designs with textures of lace and silk, beautifully cut and finished, allow the wearer to dress up… and to dress up is to ascend. read more

July 5, 2017
tyne in st james's park bench

Tyne O’Connell takes a closer look at St James’s

Tyne O’Connell takes a closer look at St James’s in London through a fine pair of opera glasses with telescopic handle. Purple dress, orange Birkin, gold tiara.

November 2, 2015

Corsets and Girdles

Beau Brummell wore a corset!

Corsets and Girdles – Let the silhouette reign in Mayfair & St James’s – Corsetry for all I say!

A girdle is liberating. It strengthens posture and makes a woman stand tall and look a man in the eye – or through him should the need arise.

Girdles bolster confidence and define a silhouette and unlike heels you can run in them. read more